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Dec 5, 2013 3:00pm PST
with a fee-for-service model. the hmo model covering patients for their routine health-care needs. but when something really goes wrong, when they get cancer, when they have a serious health-care need, that will be an insured type of risk, and the doctors and hospitals will be paid on some kind of a fee-for-service basis. if several insurance options are available, what criteria should guide the choice? peter clarke: the kinds of things that the consumer needs to think about are: will i always have to go through my primary care physician to get access to a specialist? if, for example, i have diabetes, do i always have to check in with my primary care physician before i can go see my endocrinologist? that's an issue on which plans differ. how does the plan react to if i seek emergency care-- i have a chest pain-- under circumstances that a reasonable person would be frightened that they're undergoing a medical emergency? is my plan going to cover that? what is my plan's range of specialists in areas that i suspect, because of my family history, that i'm likely to need? these are some of the
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